11:34 AM EDT, Mon April 27, 2015

Span’s return felt ‘like old times’

It was like a scene straight from the 2014 season. Denard Span, the Nationals’ centerfielder and offensive table setter, laced a fifth inning, two-out single to right field in to kickstart the game’s decisive rally vs. the Phillies Sunday. One batter later, he raced around the base paths at top speed on an Ian Desmond…
CSN Washington Apr 19, 2015

Denard Span's return felt 'like old times' for Nats

Denard Span's return to the Nats lineup Sunday was a boost for his teammates, and was a step towards normalcy.
Washington Post Apr 19, 2015

With Span back and Strasburg sharp, Nationals look like they’d expected in 4-1 win

When Denard Span took center field Sunday afternoon, flanked by Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth, the Nationals projected starting outfield materialized for the first time this year. When Span led off the bottom of the first, the top of the Nationals’ order took a more familiar shape. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 19, 2015

Strasburg dazzles in Span’s return

Denard Span returned, but Stephen Strasburg stole the spotlight with a phenomenal performance on the mound.
Washington Post Apr 19, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals activate Denard Span, option Michael A. Taylor to Syracuse

A week ago today, Bryce Harper was the only player projected to start in the Nationals outfield actually starting there. Jayson Werth and Denard Span were out with injuries, and the Nationals were filling in as best they could without them.Read full article >>

Nats activate Span off DL for Sunday’s game

Nationals centerfielder Denard Span has been activated off the 15-day disabled list to make his season debut on Sunday against the Phillies after six weeks of rehab from core muscle surgery. Michael Taylor was sent down to Triple-A Syracuse as the corresponding move. Span, 31, had the procedure on March 9 and recently finished his recovery…
CSN Washington Apr 19, 2015

Nats activate Span off disabled list for Sunday's game

Nationals centerfielder Denard Span has been activated off the 15-day disabled list to make his season debut on Sunday against the Phillies.
Washington Post Apr 18, 2015

Nats Journal: Denard Span back with team, could be activated tomorrow

When Denard Span had surgery to repair a right core muscle on March 9, he expected it would cost him months, not weeks. He will be a free agent after this season, and just had core surgery on his left side in December. That he needed a second procedure — and that it would cost him so much time in a crucial year for his team and his career — frustrated him. He admitted it would be hard not to rush back.Read full article >>
MASN Sports Apr 18, 2015

Williams on young outfielders Taylor and Harper, and day off for Werth - Byron Kerr

Center fielder Denard Span has now played through two rehab games and is closer to returning from right core muscle surgery. Span went through a full workout at Nats Park on Saturday morning. Nationals manager Matt Williams said Span is...
Washington Post Apr 16, 2015

Nats Journal: Denard Span nearing return to the Nationals

Denard Span, who is returning from core muscle surgery, is scheduled to play at least seven innings at Class A Hagerstown on Thursday night and is slated to play one more rehab game after that, according to Nationals Manager Matt Williams. After that, Span could take a day off and perhaps return to the Nationals. But that hinges on how Span feels over the next few days.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 15, 2015

Nats Journal: Denard Span will play in Hagerstown on Thursday, could return soon

BOSTON — Denard Span played seven innings with Class AA Harrisburg on Tuesday night, and the whole thing went just fine. He was 1 for 4 and had no issues.“He did everything he needed to do,” Nationals Manager Matt Williams said. “He ran balls down in right-center field with no issue.”Read full article >>
MASN Sports Apr 14, 2015

Denard Span looked close to returning after seven innings for Harrisburg - Byron Kerr

Span looked close to return after playing in a rehab assignment for Harrisburg
CSN Washington Apr 14, 2015

Span singles in first minor league rehab game

Denard Span made his first minor league rehab appearance on Tuesday night and came away with a single in four at-bats.
Washington Post Apr 14, 2015

Nats Journal: Denard Span joins Class AA Harrisburg to begin rehab assignment

BOSTON — Denard Span’s return moved closer Tuesday, as the Nationals center fielder joined Class AA Harrisburg to begin his rehab assignment. Span will lead off and play center field for the Senators Tuesday night against Bowie.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 8, 2015

Nats Journal: Jayson Werth to play in Potomac Thursday, Denard Span headed back to Viera

Injured Washington Nationals outfielders Denard Span and Jayson Werth are taking substantial steps toward returning to the lineup. One of them could be back in the lineup next week. The other could be back this month, much sooner than expected.Read full article >>

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